Gul, Sami set up easy win for Pakistan

Pakistan eased to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Pallekele on Thursday. Mohammad Hafeez top-scored with 37, as the...

Ambitious Sri Lanka dare to dream of World Cup

Sri Lanka has launched a major campaign to develop rugby on the island with the president’s eldest son leading efforts to build a team...

Sri Lanka Olympic participation rises to five

Sri Lanka's participation at this year's London Olympics rose to five after female swimmer Rishika Udugampola won a wildcard entry, National Olympic Committee chairman...

Sachin takes oaths as an MP

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Monday took oath as member of the Rajya Sabha making it clear that his focus would be cricket...

Pakistan thump Sri Lanka to level Twenty20 series

Pakistan thumped Sri Lanka by 23 runs to level the two-match Twenty20 series by 1-1 in the second game at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International...

Australia in strike threat – report

Australia's cricketers may go on strike ahead of next month's one-day tour of England over performance-related pay issues, reports said on Saturday. Australian Cricketers Association...

Lanka cruise to easy win in Hambantota

An unbeaten eighth-wicket stand between Thisara Perera and Nuwan Kulasekara proved decisive as Sri Lanka claimed victory by 37 runs in opening T20 against...

Pakistan ready for Sri Lankan series

Pakistan's new Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez has said he expects a tough contest in all three formats against Sri Lanka. "We all know that Sri...

Kolkata Knight Riders win the IPL

Purple is the colour of the Indian Premier League and the Knights are the new Kings. There are a whole host of new heroes who made...

Chennai Super Kings enter the IPL final

Chennai Super Kings beat the Delhi Daredevils by 86 runs in the second qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012. With this win,...

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils to reach final

Kolkata Knight Riders stormed into the Indian Premier League Season-5 final with an 18-run win over Delhi Daredevils in Pune. LIVE SCORECARD Electing to bat first...

Asian Junior Athletics Championships will go on

The Asian Athletics Association (AAA) has given the green light for Sri Lanka to host the 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships 2012, as scheduled...

Gibbs confirms participation in SLPL

South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs has confirmed that he will be taking part in the upcoming Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) T20 tournament. Sri Lanka...

Bookie claims he paid Sri Lanka cricketer

MUMBAI: Bookie Sonu Yogendra Jalan alias Malad has told the crime branch that he paid Rs 10 crore to a Sri Lankan cricket player...

Former national lock Thajudeen dies in crash

Former S. Thomas’ College deputy skipper, Havelock’s SC skipper (2009) and national player Wasim Thajudeen passed away under tragic circumstances today. According to sources, Wasim...

Court prevents MTV from showing games

The Commercial High Court of Colombo has issued an order preventing any television station in Sri Lanka other than the state owned Rupavahini (SLRC)...

Sri Lanka will be tough, warns Whatmore

Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore has warned his players they faced a battle on next month's tour of Sri Lanka, saying the hosts were tough...

Both MTV and SLRC given broadcast rights

The Asia Pacific Broadcast Union (ABU), the broadcasting rights distributor in Asia for the London Olympic Games has written to the National Olympic Committee...

Sanath not paid for Toronto event

A group of international cricket players say they are still waiting to get paid after participating in a marquee event in Toronto this past...

Sri Lanka cricket signs up 60 players for 2012

Sri Lanka cricket today announced that 60 players have been signed up for the year 2012 including five in the top category. The category one...